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flamethrower

noun flame·throw·er \-ˌthrō-ər\

: a weapon that shoots a stream of burning liquid

baseball : a pitcher who throws the ball very fast : a fastball pitcher

Full Definition of FLAMETHROWER

1
:  a device that expels from a nozzle a burning stream of liquid or semiliquid fuel under pressure
2
:  a pitcher who throws hard :  a fastball pitcher
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First Known Use of FLAMETHROWER

1917
FLAMETHROWER Defined for Kids

flamethrower

noun flame·throw·er \ˈflām-ˌthrō-ər\

Definition of FLAMETHROWER for Kids

:  a weapon that shoots a burning stream of fuel

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